Consultant Urologist with a special interest in pelvic oncology

Southend-on-Sea, Essex
£76,761 To £103,490 plus generous relocation package
25 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Urological Surgeon with a special interest in pelvic oncology to be based at Southend University Hospital NHS trust. This is a permanent post.

Southend University Hospital is looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Consultant in Urology to join a team of 8 Urological Surgeons.

Southend University Hospital successfully bid for the Urology Specialist Cancer Centre in 2016, meaning that the Trust will provide specialised surgery for patients across Essex with prostate, bladder and kidney cancer.

The three urology departments at Southend, Basildon and Mid Essex Hospitals have been working collaboratively for the last year and now have established cross-site operating lists, shared governance and MDT meetings. Plans out to public consultation to develop an emergency and benign hub at mid Essex with an emergency hot week on call of 1:15. There will also be access tothe Da Vinci Xi robot, pending plans for robot at SUFT.

Centralising this specialist urological cancer surgery brings together clinical experts to share experience and further develop the service for the benefit of our patients. The specialist surgeons and nurse specialists are supported by a network of clinical and administrative staff, both at Southend and across Essex, providing multi-disciplinary care and guiding patients through their complex pathways.

Joining this expanding team will provide invaluable experience within the field of complex urological cancers in addition to offering high quality multi-disciplinary team working.

The Urology department has a specialist 30 bedded ward, a dedicated Urology Outpatient department / theatre teams and holds regular outreach clinics. We have close links with the department of Urology in Basildon with a vision of creating greater collaborative working across South Essex.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the University of London and is also the Surgical Cancer Centre for South Essex. This busy Hospital serves a population of 338,800. We currently employ over 4,528 WTE staff with a total complement of 181 Consultant staff. We are a large coastal town in the South East of England, with excellent rail links to London.

The Trust has excellent Postgraduate Medical Centre facilities which carries a full programme of events and offers access to a Medical Library.

This post has been approved by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Interview Date: - AAC 13th June 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Peter Pietrzak - Clinical Lead
Mr Peter Acher - Clinical Lead

Alternatively, please click the apply button to apply.

The Trust is committed to providing equality of opportunity and all applicants will be considered on the basis of their suitability. The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:

  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service
  • An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.
  • And as we are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we allow participation in a Gainshare Payment Scheme, have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards.

If you have patients in your every thought, whether you are in the office helping manage the financial accounts, or working on a ward providing direct patient care, we would welcome your application.

Please use the additional information section of your application to demonstrate how you meet the competencies of the person specification and the values of this Trust.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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